"Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Robert Louis Stevenson on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Robert Louis Stevenson on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Robert Louis Stevenson on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Robert Louis Stevenson on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Robert Louis Stevenson on Robert Frost
"Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords."
"The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature."
"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend."
"Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer."